LOS ANGELES, CA—Larson O’Brien LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Los Angeles office with the addition of Hilary Potashner. Potashner will join the firm after stepping down from her post as the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California. Her addition to the firm’s team of prominent litigators strengthens the firm’s robust criminal defense, commercial litigation, and appellate practices.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has twice appointed Potashner to serve as the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California. Potashner was first appointed to the post on June 30, 2015. She previously served as the Acting Federal Public Defender from September 2014 to June 2015, Chief Deputy from 2012 to 2014, and as a supervising attorney and trial attorney. She also spent six years as a deputy public defender for the County of San Diego.